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Investment Readiness Workshop

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


🚀 Whether you’re an entrepreneur seeking funding or an investor looking to stay ahead of the curve, this event is for you.

Here’s what you can expect:
– Welcome and introductions
– Explore fundraising pathways and concepts
– Get insights into the current state of investment trends and sentiment
– Learn the essentials of investment readiness
– Master the art of crafting a successful pitch
– Practice your pitch in a supportive environment
– Discover the secrets to building strong investor relationships
– Uncover strategies for leveraging trade missions to scale internationally
– Engage in a lively Q&A session
– Network with like-minded individuals and industry experts

Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in today’s investment landscape!

There will be opportunity to network 11.30am-12pm and 2.30-3pm. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.
On-street parking is available in paid 2h and 4h bays.

About Aaron Birkby: Cofounder & CEO of Tribe Global Ventures

Tribe Global Ventures is the B2B venture capital firm that helps ANZ tech companies scale to the UK and USA. He has led 20 international trade missions to the UK, Europe, US and Israel, and delivers programs on founder wellbeing and performance. Aaron is an award winning entrepreneur, founding several technology businesses, including a software company which grew to 9 countries over 8 years, and through which he was awarded the Australian Telecommunications User Group (ATUG) Most Innovative Broadband Solution award, and the national Benson Award for Entrepreneurship in 2016, and the Pearcey Award for Queensland for 2016.

About Dr Lydia Canovas-Saiz: Senior Growth Advisor – Commercialisation and Investment, Smart Precinct NQ

Dr Lydia Canovas is an experienced Economist, has a Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with her PhD specialising in innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment operations. Dr Canovas has spent the last 15 years starting and running businesses wile working with entrepreneurs and investors around Europe and Australia. Lydia is passionate about accelerators and startups. Lydia’s research specialised in measuring the performance of incubators, accelerators, their accelerated startups, and investment operations. Lydia’s research has been published in high impact research journals, including the Entrepreneurship & Regional Development International Journal. Lydia is now a reviewer for a number of research journals, including the European Journal of Management and Business Economics and the Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. Lydia is passionate about driving innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the region.

For any questions please email info@spnq.org


March 21
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Smart Precinct NQ
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Smart Precinct NQ
143 Walker St
Townsville City, QLD 4810 Australia
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1300 467 119